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Bergdahl Feels Deserted

The deserter Bergdahl is not feeling the love, from NBC News [1]:

LONDON — Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who spent five years a captive of the Taliban after abandoning his army base in Afghanistan, has said returning home to the U.S. was as tough as his time as a hostage.

The former prisoner of war, who earlier this week pleaded guilty to desertion and misbehavior-before-the-enemy charges,


But Republicans roundly criticized Obama and President Donald Trump went further while campaigning for president, repeatedly saying Bergdahl deserved to be executed by firing squad or thrown from a plane without a parachute.

I agree with the President, from Legal Information Institute [2]:

10 U.S. Code § 899 – Art. 99. Misbehavior before the enemy


shall be punished by death or such other punishment as a court-martial may direct.

Bergdahl plead guilty to the crime of Misbehavior Before the Enemy and death is a fitting punishment.